Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Data News Staff Edited Report Again, we are in the month of February which is Black History Month, where the nation observes and celebrates the achievements of African-Americans. Data News Weekly, in our role as The People’s Paper in Commemorat...

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Ancestors in a Strange New Land

In Houston, an exhibit of vibrant, playful Egúngún costumes speaks to Nigerian tradition and migration. Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 11:31 am CST Image courtesy of Lawndale. Photograph by Ronald L. Jones.Visitors to “Ara Oru Kinkin (Masquerades Mythology...

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Plinth Removal Scheduled at Oak Lawn Park

dptstaff | January 29, 2019 | LOCAL, NATIONAL, NEWS | Dallas – The granite plinth where the statue of Robert E Lee was previously installed at Oak Lawn Park will be disassembled and archived in a secure location on City of Dallas property.  A t...

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

End the Madness Now!

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson While furloughed government employees are turning to pawn shops to borrow money to pay their rents and mortgages, and others are standing in line at food banks for groceries to feed their families, the president...

Southwest / Texas - 3 weeks ago

Eye On IAAM

Dr. J. Ester Davis Over the holidays I visited the African American Museum at Fair Park.  After touring the “Slavery at Monticello” Exhibit, which has an extended stay at the museum through January, 2019,  I asked about Dr. Harry Robinson, the Foun...